$10M Steve Madden TCPA Deal Gets Judge's OK

Law360, New York (May 10, 2013, 2:58 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday approved a settlement worth up to $10 million that resolves a putative class action alleging shoe retailer Steve Madden Ltd. sent unwanted text message advertisements to cellphone users in violation of a federal privacy law.

U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez issued a minute order granting final approval of a settlement that resolves a putative class action brought against Steve Madden by named plaintiff Samantha Ellison, who alleged that the shoe retailer violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by sending...
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